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  • Queerness in Heavy Metal Music

    Metal Bent, 1st Edition

    By Amber R. Clifford-Napoleone

    While the growing field of scholarship on heavy metal music and its subcultures has produced excellent work on the sounds, scenes, and histories of heavy metal around the world, few works have included a study of gender and sexuality. This cutting-edge volume focuses on queer fans, performers, and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • Air Power in the Maritime Environment

    The World Wars, 1st Edition

    By David Gates, Ben Jones

    This book explores the mingling of two rather different perspectives, those of the naval and aeronautical schools of thought, and the impact that they had upon one another in natural, professional and geopolitical settings. To explain the manner in which air power was incorporated into warfare…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge

  • Prison Violence

    Causes, Consequences and Solutions, 1st Edition

    By Kristine Levan

    Drawing on a range of research and media sources to provide an international perspective on the topic of prison violence, this book focuses on the impact of such violence on the individual both while he or she is incarcerated and upon his or her release from prison, as well as on society as a whole…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge
    Solving Social Problems

  • British Models of Art Collecting and the American Response

    Reflections Across the Pond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Inge Reist

    British Models of Art Collecting and the American Response - Reflections Across the Pond presents 14 essays by distinguished art - and cultural - historians. Collectively, they examine points of similarity and difference in the approaches to art collecting practiced in Britain and the United States…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Hut Pavilion Shrine: Architectural Archetypes in Mid-Century Modernism

    1st Edition

    By Miles David Samson

    The phase of American architectural history we call 'mid-century modernism,' 1940-1980, saw the spread of Modern Movement tenets of functionalism, social service and anonymity into mainstream practice. It also saw the spread of their seeming opposites. Temples, arcades, domes, and other traditional…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Children, Media, and American History

    Printed Poison, Pernicious Stuff, and Other Terrible Temptations, 1st Edition

    By Margaret Cassidy

    Printed poison. Pernicious stuff. Since the nineteenth century, these are some of the many concerned comments critics have made about media for children. From dime novels to comic books to digital media, Cassidy illustrates the ways children have used "old media" when they were first…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05
    Routledge

  • The Logic of Constitutional Rights

    1st Edition

    By Eric Heinze

    Individual rights raise endless conflicts and spawn intricate standards and policies. Increasing involvement by courts has added still greater complexity. It would seem that few meaningful principles can unite an area of law plagued by such uncertainty. In this book the author argues that a fixed…

    Paperback – 2017-09-14
    Routledge
    Applied Legal Philosophy

  • Du Bois and Education

    1st Edition

    By Carl A. Grant

    One of the most prominent African American intellectuals of the twentieth century, W. E. B. Du Bois continues to influence the understanding of race relations in the United States. In this deeply personal introduction to the man and his ideas, esteemed scholar Carl A. Grant reflects on how Du Bois’…

    Paperback – 2017-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Ideas in Education

  • Populism

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Manuel Anselmi

    Populism: An Introduction is the first introduction to the theme of populism. It will introduce the principal theories, definitions, models and contemporary debates. A number of global case studies will be used to illustrate the concept: • Russian populism; • Latin American populism; • Italian…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22
    Routledge
    Key Ideas

  • U.S. Food Policy

    Anthropology and Advocacy in the Public Interest, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa Markowitz, John A. Brett

    Inequity of control over food systems is a particularly insidious form of injustice. Collectively, the contributors to this volume posit that this inequity is rooted in power asymmetries in the U.S. food system and codified through U.S. food policies. This process puts the public at risk in the U.S…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge

  • Taxing Culture

    Towards a Theory of Tax Collection Law, 1st Edition

    By Ann Mumford

    The introduction of self-assessment for income tax collection in the late 1990s marked a striking moment of cultural convergence between the UK and the US. This book analyses the socio-political factors leading to and resulting from this fundamental change in the relationship between taxpayers and…

    Paperback – 2017-07-03
    Routledge
    Socio-Legal Studies

  • Superheroes and American Self Image

    From War to Watergate, 1st Edition

    By Michael Goodrum

    This book offers an interdisciplinary approach to the study of comic-books, mobilising them as a means to understand better the political context in which they are produced. Structured around key political events in the US between 1938 and 1975, the author combines analyses of visual and textual…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    The Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture

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